Movie theaters, funerals, gyms, and swimming pools allowed 75% occupancy

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Department of Public Health and Social Services (PNC file photo)

The Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) has issued DPHSS Guidance Memo 2021-13, relative to authorized businesses and services during Pandemic Condition of Readiness 3 (PCOR 3), easing more restrictions in accordance with Executive Order No. 2021-08.

DPHSS Guidance Memo 2021-13 supersedes all previous DPHSS guidance documents that are in effect, in whole or in part, including DPHSS Guidance Memoranda 2021-10, 2021-10 (Addendum No. 1), and 2021-08, which contradict or conflict with, Executive Order 2021-08 and DPHSS Guidance Memo 2021-13.

Effective at 8 a.m. today:

Indoor dining in an eating and drinking establishment, provided, they are limited to 75% of the occupancy load with no more than eight (8) persons per table per party, and each party is at least six (6) feet away from the other party

Movie theaters along with theater food concession operations may operate at up to 75% occupancy load

Organized sports, non-contact and contact training and competition is authorized with provisions which include, but not limited to:

the total number of persons shall be limited to no more than 50% of the occupancy load, which includes no more than 50 spectators in total, regardless of team affiliation – if held indoors

the number of participants is limited to no more than fifty (50) persons with no more than fifty (50) spectators – if held outdoors

all athletes must wear face masks at all times when not actively participating in athletic activity

non-participants, such as instructors, employees, and parents must wear face masks at all times

Funeral ceremonies, both religious and non-religious, that are held indoors may operate at up to 75% of the occupancy load, and for associated activities (i.e., burial) held outdoors, it must not exceed 50 individuals and all must wear face masks and maintain 6 feet distancing

Services involving the administration of sacraments or celebration of high holy days are permitted at up to 75% occupancy load, including the clergy, minister, or other religious leader and his/her assistant, if necessary.

Public and private swimming pools may operate at up to 75% occupancy load

Gymnasiums, fitness centers and dance studios may operate at up to 75% occupancy load

Additional requirements for reporting, cleaning and disinfecting, social distancing and face masks apply to authorized businesses and service during PCOR 3. Click HERE or visit dphss.guam.gov/covid-19-jic-releases-executive-orders to view DPHSS Guidance Memo 2021-13 in its entirety.

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